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Israeli cybersecurity start-up awarded U.S. Homeland Security project

Israeli cybersecurity start-up awarded U.S. Homeland Security project (Companies to Watch)

Beersheva-based cybersecurity startup Morphisec will work with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a cybersecurity defense solution for virtual desktop systems, the company announced Wednesday. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will award a grant to Morphisec through its Silicon Valley Innovation Program to extend, deploy, test and evaluate its patented Moving Target Defense-based cybersecurity system for virtual desktop infrastructure, in an effort to prevent attacks on financial institutions. Morphisec will become the first international business to receive a grant from the S&T’s Financial Services Cyber Security Active Defense Technologies category.Virtual desktop infrastructure refers to desktop operating systems which are hosted on centralized servers in data centers, allowing users to access their desktops from any location at any time.

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